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Palm PDA<->Outlook sync software that DOES NOT REQUIRE admin privileges

Q: Palm PDA<->Outlook sync software that DOES NOT REQUIRE admin privileges

Hello all,

I've been looking for some time for a $subject but I can't find anything so far

This f... sucker of PalmDesktop REQUIRES to run as an admin in order to do anything, with all the security problems that this implies... So, do I have a solution other than changing the ACLs on all of the PalmDesktop directory, ie a correctly written piece of software that can do the same things as PalmDesktop, but as a user?

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A: Palm PDA<->Outlook sync software that DOES NOT REQUIRE admin privileges

I have found that you only have to install it under Admin , mine all run fine After I revert the user back to normal.
eg. I add my wife " User Limitied " to the Admin group . Install the software logged on her account . Hotsync. then Remove her from Admin .
It's a small pain , but it works.
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Hello all,

I've been looking for some time for a $subject but I can't find anything so far

This f... sucker of PalmDesktop REQUIRES to run as an admin in order to do anything, with all the security problems that this implies... So, do I have a solution other than changing the ACLs on all of the PalmDesktop directory, ie a correctly written piece of software that can do the same things as PalmDesktop, but as a user?

A:Palm PDA<->Outlook sync software that DOES NOT REQUIRE admin privileges

I have found that you only have to install it under Admin , mine all run fine After I revert the user back to normal.
eg. I add my wife " User Limitied " to the Admin group . Install the software logged on her account . Hotsync. then Remove her from Admin .
It's a small pain , but it works.
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Is there a simple fix to get it going, or does anyone have a suggestion for a better freeware software to do this?

I don't want to buy anything because I'm probably going to switch from my plam/phone combo to a smartphone soon, and I'm guessing the software will be different.


A:Which software to use to sync email to my palm?


Have you tried all of this:

and if that doesn't help, right at the bottom are some other links. If you get any error's or it just stops at a certain point, can you tell us what and where?

Also, and not sure if it will matter, but what is the version of palm you're using?


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A:How to Sync Palm to Outlook

Hi there.

Versions are VERY helpful.
Palm software?
Synching software?
What DOES happen when you synch?
What settings did you choose for synching?
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A:Require Admin Password for Software Installation

What you could do is turn on the guest account and have them, use that? then just keep one ADMIN account for you to use/log into?
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A:WinUpdate made Admin act as no admin privileges available?

Addendum :

Managed to create a new Admin-level user.
No go. Same problem. Will not run anything - not enough permissions?!
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A:7-zip admin privileges?

 Here are the steps to modify ownership and permissions of folders and files:
  1.       Right-click the file or folder, click Properties, and then click the Security tab.
  2.       Click Advanced, and then click the Owner tab.
  3.       Click Edit, and then do one of the following:
 ·         To change the owner to a user or group that is not listed, click Other users and groups and, inEnter the object name to select (examples), type the name of the user or group, and then click OK.
  ·         To change the owner to a user or group that is listed, in the Change owner to box, click the new owner.
  4.       If you want to take ownership of the contents of the folder, select the Replace owner on sub containers and objects check box.
  5.       Click OK, and then click Yes when you receive the following message:
          You do not have permission to read the contents of directory folder name. Do you want to replace the directory permissions with permissions granting you Full Control?
          All permissions will be replaced if you click Yes.Note folder name is the name of the folder that you want to take ownership of.
  6.       Click OK, and then reapply the permissions and security settings that you want for the folder and its contents.
  Additional considerations
   ·         An administrator can take ownership of any file on the computer.
   ·         Assigning ownership of a file or a folder might require you to elevate your permissions using User Access Control.
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but it still wont let me do it, is there a higher level of admin like super admin?

A:admin privileges

Open the security tab after right clicking on file or folder and choosing properties. Give your unique account permission by adding it. You have to actually type it and then check boxes too.

Edit | Add

Then type.
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Although I am, as best I can tell, the Admin., several folders are not accessible to me (such as C:\Documents and Settings or C:\Users\All Users).

Do you folks believe that there is an Admin. setting that I fail to see or is it possible that my computer providers made some sort of master Admin. control setting?


A:Admin. Privileges?

Welcome to the forum.

In Windows 7, Documents and Settings as well as several others in that folder are not real folders, they are Junctions that are there to allow legacy programs to interface to Windows 7's folder structure.

Windows 7 uses C:\Users\*your user name*\Documents and C:\Users\*your user name*\Appdata
(Appdata is a hidden folder) to accomplish what Documents and Settings did in XP.
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Thanks Dave

A:No Admin privileges.

Since you bought it brand new and it is under warranty, suggest that you take it back for refund or exchange without delay.
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A:Help re: admin privileges

I think you might run your browswer as admin in order to be able to complete those online scans successfully. Have you tried that yet?
Have you run HiJack This as admin?
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A:32 bit programs require admin to run

Hi and welcome to TSF try creating a new account and see if it replicates there or not
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A:how do i get admin privileges back

Trying rebooting and hitting the F8 key. Go in to Safe Mode and there should be an administrator account you can use.
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A:Admin privileges disappeared.....

try safe mode to access admin with  total permissions  In safe mode you shpold be able to fix your problems
cmd in windows does not give full access permissions for some system access
make sure you have I.E. eleven installed down/load a new copy and install if necessary
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A:Lost Admin Privileges

Just set up a new account. Give yourself privileges for the software in the first account. Make that the new account. The first account is corrupt

You can try this, too.
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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A:Win Updates with no admin privileges

Have a read of this Winguides article Manage Automatic Windows Updates

See if that is any use to you
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A:Lost Admin Privileges

The prompt for Admin during installs is actually a good thing (that is the UAC and you REALLY want it to prompt) BUT you can almost always use any log in the Administrators Group

use CP->User Accounts
add user
set type = Admin
*must* add password to it

save and close

runas /user:$whatever$you$just$created cmd
give that password

it will then create the %profile% for that new user

From then on, you can reply with $whatever$you$just$created and its password
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A:Just lost all admin privileges..

Looks like a malware attack, this will Re-enable ( but you need to AV scan to get rid of it.
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A:How To REALLY Access Admin Privileges

You should have a look at the: Windows 7 Tutorials Quick Reference Index

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I'd be eternally grateful.

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A:Can't do anything that requires admin privileges!

Hi Joelmosen First of all, I want to give you a warning about one program you have on your desktop, ComboFix. ComboFix is a very powerful reporting and scripting tool that was developped by sUBs, used by members of the malware removal team here on BleepingComputer (and also on other forums). This tool can easily break a Windows installation if poorly and/or wrongly used. It can make the whole system unbootable and also delete everything present on your drives (leaving you with close to no chance of recovery) or damage your Windows installation so badly that you would be forced to reinstall it. Therefore, you should not be using ComboFix unless you are in one of the two situation listed below:You have been trained in an online malware removal forum to use ComboFix;You are using it under the supervision and instructions of a trained malware removal professional on BleepingComputer or another recognized malware removal forum (UNITE forums for example);If you already ran ComboFix on your system and need assistance with the log, you will have to post a thread in the Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs section of BleepingComputer, where a trained helper will assist you.If you have any questions or concerns about ComboFix, quietman7 wrote a FAQ on it and you'll find all your answers in it.ComboFix usage, Questions, Help? - Look hereAlso be aware that BleepingComputer doesn't provide any advice on how to use ComboFix on your own, due to the nature of the tool and how dangerous it can be when used without supervision or proper training.Is the error message the same for every programs you right-click on and select Run as Administrator? Did you ever run ComboFix on your own on your system?On a side note, that version of AdwCleaner is outdated.
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A:Admin privileges issue?

Hello and welcome to the forum,

What DLL and what is the program your trying to inject the DLL to?
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A:How do I regain Admin privileges?

Not a smart guy... that roommate of yours!

User Account Password - Change from WinRE

In step 7 do:

net user name_of_admin_account *
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A:Admin privileges problem

Some areas the user can NOT make changes.
What changes are you trying to make?
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The script is only used in a separated Test system,
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A:Admin privileges in batch script

Batch command runas with a standard trick
echo password | runas
it is NOT going to work, because the password should be entered manually.

If you do not mind clicking Yes in UAC window you can use Elevate.exe
With it you won't need writing password anywhere
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A:Can't install anitvirus w/admin. privileges

Try tapping F8 as you push power button until you get safe mode option. Go into safe mode and try install.
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[email protected]@d0x

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A:admin privileges for limited account

Im sure if u assign the laptop an IP address another account would use that.
Unsure and not willing to test it, but you could try!
Aslong as you know the admin stuff...we cant help with passwords :)

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Beginner level

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A:Loss of Admin Privileges/Permissions

Possibly you can use this administrator perform the tasks.
Administrator Account
In addition, if you can try to create a new administrator account, for daily use.
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A:trying to get full elevated admin privileges

Hello Mark, and welcome to Eight Forums.

What system file are you trying to move?

If you like, you could enable the built-in "elevated" Administrator account, then sign in to it to have full elevated rights when needed. Do note, that Store apps will not work in elevated accounts.

Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
Hope this helps,
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A:Admin Privileges in Guest Acct?


First, on the admin account, enable (temporarily or otherwise) UAC: User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

Then go into the limited account and change whatever you would like, with your admin user name and password handy.

Hope this helps
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A:Photoshop CS suddenly needs admin privileges

It appears to be covered here.
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Click start, click all programs, click accessories, Right click "command prompt" and choose "Run as Administrator" now run your app.

or just go to the app in all programs, right click and choose "Run as Administrator".
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A:Running computer as someone without Admin privileges.

Not necessarily. A standard user account can be infected by some malware. But yes, it is a preventive measure and should be used.Read this : suggest, that you use Sandboxie and run your browser inside it. runs your programs (like your browser) in a totally isolated space, so even if a malicious site installs something, all you have to is clean the contents of Sandboxie.Some antivirus like avast! also have an inbuilt sandbox which run suspicious programs inside it automatically, preventing them to make actual changes to your computer.
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Hi everyone,

I need some help regarding removing restrictions on a secondary drive, drive D: on xp. I have admin privileges on the account i'm using. I was trying to restrict drive D for another user.. and instead it's my own account that got restricted!

This is what i've done,

1) Went to tools>folder options>view>unchecked simple file sharing

2)Then right clicked on drive D: > security tab and removed access from drive for that particular user..

now.. it's my own account that's restricted..

i created another account.. admin.. to see if the drive can be accessed from another one, and yes it can.. it's just mine that is restricted :/

I tried to change all the settings to full control on my account.. i changed the ownership too.. yet it's not working :s I'm lost and not tech savvy at all

would formatting remove the restrictions on that drive?

Please help me with it, thank you

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Does that even make sense? (It's way past my bedtime!)

A:Deleting Users With Admin Privileges

Make copys of all the files you want to keep or use an admin account and pull the files onto the account you wish to keep then delete the old one. As long as you have a copy that you have privileges to on the account you are going to keep you should be fine, just make sure to keep a copy of all the files that you can get into.
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A:How to gain back Admin Privileges?

Are there other user accounts then?
There has got to be a Admin account.
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A:Can't delete or download, no admin privileges!

No as that could be a possible confidential breach.
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A:[SOLVED] Can't run any programs which need admin privileges.

Push your UAC Control up and reboot - See if that invokes the prompt?
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A:Please tell: How to gain back Admin-Privileges on XP Pro?

this page might help

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is it possible to make it run without it needing admin rights? I still want the same security level, just exclude this program?

thanks in advance.

A:Make a program not require admin rights?

Quote: Originally Posted by Cee


i am a lil bit confused here. the program name is xfire, i want to start it when windows start. problem is, it needs admin rights to start, so if i put it on when windows start, the admin box comes in and stalls everything else from loading.

is it possible to make it run without it needing admin rights? I still want the same security level, just exclude this program?

thanks in advance.

Right click the executable and check run as admin. You cant "exempt" one application, but you can elevate one.

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so my friend came to me that he had some problems with his notebook. I thought I'd solve these in a matter of minutes as I am pretty experienced.
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So here's the issue.
The system isn't recognizing usb devices when I plug them in (mouse, external hdd, phone) but it recognized my usb flashdrive.. so I looked into the drivers.
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A:[SOLVED] driver problems and admin privileges

Hi there .o/

I guess it would help if the error message clearly stated access to what is denied :(
Did you try installing those drivers from the "administrator" account ? Disabling UAC (and rebooting) just in case ?
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Are you the admin? Did you set up the limited user account? Just want to make sure you didn't lock yourself out.
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A:[SOLVED] Set User to Full Admin Privileges

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So I enabled the hidden admin acct, which seems to have privileges, but gets the same error when trying to create a new acct.

various virus, malware and rootkit detection utilities don't find anything. Outside of the admin issues and account creation, the system runs fine.

This system is a Dell XPS 410, upgraded to win 7 Pro x64 SP1 from XP (before I obtained it).

Any ideas appreciated.


A:Admin has no privileges, cannot create user account

I'm checking into profile issues...System Properties\Advanced|User Profile settings shows the users in the below image.

All seems well except for the Account Unknown. I guess #1 is the hidden admin account, #'s 2 & 3 are the named user accts.

There was an account named updatususer. Research shows that this is an nvidea update service account. I removed it from the admin account (still can't create a new user).

in a cmd window, 'net user' returns only users #2 & #3. User #3 is the local admin account without privileges.

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cannot find gpedit.msc, probably because I am running home edition?
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A:How do I get system restore back, no admin privileges?? Help

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At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to the following:

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Click Finish.On the Dashboard, click the 'Update Now >>' linkAfter the update completes, click the 'Scan Now >>' button.
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A:Can't Access file for deletion with Admin Privileges

Decide on which antivirus program you want to use... You look like you have 3 installed.. That is 2 too many ... I would also uninstall Norton Safe Web Lite... If you are still having problems uninstalling a file, boot into safe mode and delete the file...
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I remember a while ago someone gave me a program that gave me instant admin rights to any folder in Vista, I was wondering if there was something like that for Windows 7? And if not, how would he go about changing it so that he's admin?

A:Admin privileges to program files in Windows 7?

well for one he has to be on an Administrator account

If, he is then you will have to take ownership of the folder


Right-click the folder | select "properties" | go to the "security" tab | click "advanced" | "owner" tab | "edit" | select his account from the list | "check" the check box bellow ("replace owner on subcontainers and objects") Also make sure that he has full permission...
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A:Guest Account with Admin Privileges. How do I undo?

hi and welcome toTSF go start and at the top right you will have a little picture click on it that will take you to user accounts if your logged in on your account as admin you can change the account type for your guest account
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Hi guys, any clue about this issue ?

Please help bad installation and now I cannot access Windows files
At the first time (I didnt the real cause above), I did format of my win8.

After that, the second time I install HoldemManager2 and ( ) I lost my admin privileges again.

Any clue before I start format again ?
In safe mode I can't create users...

Also in safe mode I tried uninstall HM2... win8 says: "contact admin"

I disable the postgress service, but even this is not working...

A:I lost my admin privileges in Bad Postgres Installation

Try adding "Take Ownership" to the Shell:

Take Ownership - Add to Context Menu in Windows 8

See if you can elevate your Privileges with that. It may be the permissions for the whole folder where you have these files stored.
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I've just cleaned up a massive malware infection on my grandson's computer (HP Pavilion notebook) and upgraded it to Win 10 from its native Win 8. His account is a standard user vs admin. Everything's working fine. EXCEPT, he plays an online game which requires an admin password to boot. What I'm trying to do is create access to the program without having to log him in every time. The command I'm trying to implement is:

runas /user:ComputerName\Username /savecred "C:\path\to\file.exe"

Of course I swapped out the real computer name and user name, and I've tried working with the existing shortcut pinned to the taskbar, so I know I've got the correct file path. I've also tried creating a brand new shortcut, but I can't get the program to boot. Perhaps Win 10 doesn't allow a runas command for a standard user.

Is there another way - that isn't too complicated - to do this?

A:shortcut w/admin privileges for standard user

Hello 3point1,

You would need to use the credentials of the built-in Administrator account instead for that command to work.

Elevated Program Shortcut - Create for Standard User - Windows 7 Help Forums